Our International Pre-Master's Pathway Programme is designed to prepare students to successfully undertake their graduate studies in UCD. Students who wish to undertake a masters degree in UCD must meet the academic entry requirements of their chosen course. If however, they do not meet the English language requirements, they can avail of the International Pre-Masters Programme. Through the Programme’s range of Academic English, subject specific and elective modules, students will receive the best preparation for getting the most from their graduate studies while maximising their time in UCD. Students successfully completing the International Pre-Master’s Programme will automatically progress to their graduate studies in UCD.
Our Global Engagement Master's Partnership Pathway is for students from our many partner institutions. Through this Partnership students will complete the final year or final term of their undergraduate degree in UCD while also preparing for their UCD postgraduate degree. Along with dynamic and engaging English language modules, students will take undergraduate modules in their chosen field and elective cultural, creative thinking and study skills modules.
The Pre-Sessional Programme is the International Pathway Programme for students who hold a conditional offer for their desired UCD undergraduate or postgraduate course. Two Pre-Sessional Programmes are available, Standard 12 Week and Intensive 7 Week programmes, both of which take place in the Summer. Our classes focus on a range of academic English topics through lectures, projects and presentations which will develop students' English language proficiency and classroom skills in preparation for studying at UCD. Students successfully completing their Pre-Sessional programme progress to their UCD degree in September.